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How Trump’s Budget Could Impact New York’s Paid Family Leave Benefits Law

6.15.17

New York State is set to phase in job-protected, paid family leave (PFL) for virtually all private-sector employees, commencing January 1, 2018.

On the federal level, President Trump’s recently-proposed budget, released last month, includes a $20 billion allocation to establish a national paid parental leave program, which would be administered through the states’ unemployment insurance infrastructure.

While President Trump’s proposed program has been presented only in broad strokes, it raises many questions about its impact on, and interplay with, the forthcoming New York Paid Family Leave Benefits Law (PFLBL).

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